APPLICATIONS NOW OPEN FOR GLOBAL MUSIC MATCH 2022

An Export Academy for Developing Artists 2020 saw the introduction of Global Music Match, a world-first collaboration created by founding partners Sounds Australia, Showcase Scotland Expo, English Folk Expo and East Coast Music Association (ECMA), along with myriad export organizations and showcase events ...

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CIMA presents NEXT STEPS: Equity | Diversity | Inclusion

CIMA presents NEXT STEPS: Equity | Diversity | Inclusion Professional Industry Development Workshop Series Canadian Independent Music Association cordially invites its members, signatories of the BDRB Declaration and the greater Canadian music industry to CIMA “NEXT STEPS”, a FREE equity-focused monthly professional development workshop series. With ...

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Breaking Down Racial Barriers: What We Heard & What's Next

On June 2, 2021 ECMA signed the Breaking Down Racial Barriers (BDRB) declaration, along with many other industry partners. At that time we were also part way through a 4-part BDRB Series addressing anti-Black racism in Canada’s East Coast music and entertainment ...

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Announcing the 2022 ECMA Winners

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) is thrilled to announce the full list of 2022 East Coast Music Award winners. Hillsburn leads the pack, with three ECMA wins, followed by Mallory Johnson, Paragon Cause, Morgan Toney, and Zamani with two each. The ...

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ECMA ANNOUNCES 2022 EXPORT BUYERS SHOWCASE ARTISTS

ECMA is pleased to announce the ‘20th Anniversary’ ECMA Export Buyers Program Showcase Series spotlighting a diverse line-up of fantastic Atlantic Canadian talent. This year, we are excited to present a hybrid model of the popular Canadian Music. East Coast Style. Export Showcases ...

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Brandon Howard Roy’s Ultimate East Coast Bops

By: Brandon Howard Roy What's up everyone! My name is Brandon Howard Roy and I am a singer-songwriter proudly based in Charlottetown, PEI, and my debut album Tough Stuff is nominated for Pop Recording of the Year at the 2022 East Coast Music ...

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Jon Hines’ Ideal ECMA Experience

By ECMA, Jon Hines 2022 ECMA Nominee Jon Hines We asked 2022 East Coast Music Awards nominee and Cape Breton-based jazz and blues artist Jon Hines what his ideal ECMA experience would look like. Wondering which songs get him pumped up before a ...

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ECMA unveils 2022 Honorary Award recipients

The East Coast Music Association (ECMA) is very pleased to unveil the recipients of the 2022 Honorary East Coast Music Awards. Presented by the organization’s Board of Directors, most of these Awards will be handed out Sunday May 8, during the East ...

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